A 50kg solid gold statue of model Kate Moss has been unveiled at the British Museum, in London.
The £1.5m ($3 million) sculpture, entitled Siren, is by artist Marc Quinn and is one of several contemporary sculptures in the exhibition Statuephilia.
Each work has been sited in a different gallery within the museum, placed with items from its permanent collection.
Quinn's sculpture is said to be the largest gold statue created since the time of Ancient Egypt.
Described by the museum as an "Aphrodite of our times", it sits in the Museum's Nereid Gallery, alongside its statues of famous Greek beauties.
Quinn, whose most famous work was Alison Lapper Pregnant, has said of using Moss as a subject: "I thought the next thing to do would be to make a sculpture of the person who's the ideal beauty of the moment.
"But even Kate Moss doesn't live up to the image."
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